Sir: It has been reported that the Pakistani and Indian foreign secretaries will be meeting late August to resume peace talks. Talks between both the countries stalled in January 2013 because of ceasefire violations along the Line of Control. The decision to resume talks has been taken by both the prime ministers of India and Pakistan to establish good neighbourly relations. The meeting of the two foreign secretaries is expected to lay the groundwork for the next meeting between the two premiers in September on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly meeting. The security situation in Pakistan is critical, where the country is engaged in a decisive war against the terrorists. At this point of time, peace talks will be appreciated internationally.
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